Job Posting

Job Title: GLS Online Course Technical Assistant
Date: 5/31/2019
Employer: Graduate Liberal Studies
Address: 74 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown CT 06459

The Online Course Technical Assistant supports faculty and students using the online course option in Graduate Liberal Studies courses.

• Technical support (providing set-up and take-down functions for live-streaming of select classes, including computers, cameras, microphones, and other technology as required)
• Live support (troubleshoot and provide live technical support to remote students during and immediately prior to class meeting periods)
• Class moderation (assist professor as necessary with technical moderation during class, including supervising all elements of the online classroom experience)
• Engaged participation (Provide feedback and suggestions to the Asst. Director of Instructional Design to ensure a positive class experience for all students)

Must have a high level of comfort with computers and familiarity with basic technical support (e.g., browser and connection issues, Windows and/or Mac issues, cameras, etc.). Familiarity with Wesleyan’s classroom computer setup is a plus, as is experience with web conferencing (e.g., Skype). The candidate should be willing and able to quickly learn the online classroom platform software and handle technical problems from remote students courteously and efficiently.

Additional part-time positions for Technical Assistant are also available. Inquire with

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send an email with "Summer Assistant" in the Subject line to Email should be in the form of a cover letter, and a resume should be attached. If you have questions about the position before applying, please call 860-685-3338; we will be happy to discuss the position with you. 

Department Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm, M-F (closed at noon on Fridays in Summer) Hours/Week: Online courses run twice a week from July 1 – 31 (possible additional class meeting the week of August 5). Coverage needed: • Mondays / Wednesdays from 5:40pm – 9:15 pm
Start Date: June 26, 2019 Hourly Rate: $12.00
Time Period: Summer
Contact: Jennifer Curran
E-mail for Interview:
Supervisor: Jeffrey Goetz and Jennifer Curran
Job Number: GLSP20